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Admissions Strategy

How to Interact with Admissions Officers

March 8, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Kyle

Whether you’re browsing a college fair, attending a meeting at your school, or visiting a university campus, speaking with an admission officer can have a profound influence on the development of your college list. Not to mention, a positive interaction could result in a more favorable review of your application later on. Here are some … Continue reading How to Interact with Admissions Officers

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How BS/MD applications are reviewed

February 27, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Amanda

BS/MD programs or combined undergraduate/medical school tracks are some of the most selective and often the most coveted programs in the country. While the process can seem confusing and daunting, in this post we’ll pull back the curtain on the BS/MD admissions process from the perspective of Kyle Cortley, an AcceptU counselor and former admissions … Continue reading How BS/MD applications are reviewed

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A peek inside the admissions office: Application review

February 8, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Kyle

The month of February is the time when admissions officers all across the country are hunkering down to review tens of thousands of applications. However, students are often unaware of exactly what happens once they hit “submit.” Here, find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the application review process to give … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Application review

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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 30, 2018, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Sophie

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why colleges and universities want “active” students

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